Baker, Houston A., Jr.
Afro-American Poetics: Revision
of the Harlem Black Aesthetic
. Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1988.
This book discusses poets and their works during the Harlem Renaissance.
Barksdale, Richmond, and Kinnamon, Kenneth.
of America: A Comprehensive Anthology
. New York: Macmillan Co., 1972.
A collection of literary pieces of African-Americans from the 1700’s to the present day.
American Negro Poetry
. New York: Hill and Wang, 1964.
This book contains poetry of many African-Americans.
Jump Back New Chicago Anthology
. Chicago: Broadside Press, 1972.
This book contains poetry of Chicago poets who are African-Americans.
Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks
. New York: Harper Row, 1963.
All poems in this book are written by Gwendolyn Brooks on various subjects.
. New York: New American Library, 1968.
This book contains fiction, poetry, autobiography and criticism in African-American writings.
New Black Voices
. New York: New American Library, 1972.
This is a collection of poetry, fiction, and criticism by African-Americans.
Dawkins, John, Granowksy, Alvin, Eskin, Eden Force.
. Englewood Cliff, New Jersey: Globe Book Co., 1990.
This book provides information in teaching students about literature.
Exum, Pat Cruthchfield.
Keeping The Faith: Writings by
Contemporary Black Women
. Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications, 1974.
This book contains poetry and fiction by African-American women.
Robert Hayden: Collected Poems
. New York: Liveright Publishing Co., 1985.
This book is a collection of Robert Hayden’s poems.
Hopkins, Lee Bennett.
Pass the Poetry Please!
New York: Harper Trophy Publishers, 1987.
A complete guide for teaching children to write poetry.
Huck, Charlotte S., Kuhn, Doris Young.
Literature in the Elementary School
. New York: Holt, Rhinehart, and Winston Inc., 1961.
A complete guide for the teaching of literature.
Johnson, James W.
The book of American Negro Poetry
. New York: Harcourt Brace, Javaovich Publishers, 1959.
A collection of poems by African-Americans.
The Heath Anthology of American
Literature: Volume 2
. Lexington, Massachusetts: D.C. Heath Co., 1990.
This anthology is a useful reference guide to literature by American writers.
Long, Richard A., Collier, Eugenia W.
Writing: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry
. Volume 1 and 2. New York: New York University Press, 1972.
These two books are a complete guide to prose and poetry by African-Americans from the 1700’s to 1900’s.